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Seminary Certificate in Christian Studies (SCCS)

Certificate Outcomes

  1. Graduates will have gained a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Bible and its teachings.
  2. Graduates will have gained a general understanding of Christianity and the ability to apply biblical truth to life and ministry.


Program Description

The Seminary Certificate in Christian Studies (SCCS) is a graduate-level certificate program designed for individuals who wish to study in a seminary environment and increase their knowledge and understanding in a variety of theological subjects. The broad scope and flexibility of this program provides just such an opportunity for those interested in exploring theological education. Those who complete the SCCS will be better equipped as Christian lay leaders. The certificate may also provide recognition for those applying for missionary assignments or other ministry positions. Courses may be taken on campus or online.

Transfer credits into the SCCS will be considered on a course-by-course basis. Students who enroll in any of CBT’s other academic programs may apply credits earned in the SCCS to those programs.

Requirements and Completion

  1. The prerequisite for this certificate is a B.A. degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college or university.
  2. A total of 18 credit hours are required for the completion of the SCCS.

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Seminary Certificate in Christian Studies (SCCS)
Biblical/Theological/Historical Studies
Choose at least 8 credit hours from the following:
2B1311Old Testament I3
2B1312Old Testament II3
2B2311New Testament I3
2B2312New Testament II3
2B3311Biblical Interpretation3
Bible Book Studies (2 or 3)
2T1311Christian Theology I3
2T1312Christian Theology II3
2H1311History of Christianity3
2T2311Christian Ethics3
Missional/Leadership Studies
Choose at least 8 credit hours from the following:
2E2311Effective Bible Teaching & Disciple Making3
2I1211Church Planting2
2P3215Spiritual Formation 2
2P3231Spiritual Leadership2
2P2311Pastoral Ministry3
2C1221Biblical Counselling2
2C1243Dealing with Conflict2
Free Electives2
Total credits hours Master of Christian Studies (MCS)18

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